Letter, To: "My dear Mamma" (Ellen Maitland O'Reilly) From: Robert, March 5, 1874.

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Correspondence written, in pencil, on lined paper. Author wrote from "Red Cloud Agency, Wy Ty" on Friday, March 5, 1874. O'Reilly was part of the first detachment assigned to Red Cloud; he wrote another detachment was expected with 500-600 troops and 100 wagons. The government assigned US troops to the agency, in March 1874, following the killing of a clerk at Red Cloud Agency.

Main Author: O'Reilly, Robert M. (Robert Maitland), 1845-1912.
Format: Letter
Language: English
Published: 1874
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Online Access: https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:416496